I am a freelance communications consultant living in the west of Ireland following a two year stint as a founder of a web based startup. I have over 18 years experience in the public relations industry and have seen a lot of trends, phases and represented many different technologies from biometrics, ISPs, software and hardware.
I am a trainer on the Digital Marketing Diploma programme run by the Irish Times and the Digital Marketing Institute. I also organise the social media ‘unconference’ called www.congregation.ie.
I was a director and Vice Chair of the Irish Internet Association for six years and am now the chair of the IIA Social Media Working group, a graduate member of the PRII and MII, a judge of the Irish Blog Awards and the IIA Net Visionary Awards and a past member of the communications committee of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce. In a previous life I was a secondary school teacher.
Outside of work I am passionate about sports. Never a great spectator I play football, jog, mountain walk, swim and cycle leading to a growing interest in Triathlons and adventure sports.
Selection of articles I participated in.
Irish Digital Outlook. Shane O’Leary
The Challenges of Tech Rural Relocation. IrishTechNews.
Your Online Reputation and What it Says about you. Grad Ireland
Who Owns Social Media. Adworld.ie
How to profit from Social Media. In Business
Social Media Can Kill your Reputation. Digital Marketing Institute
Getting PR through Social Media. Fingal CEB
Blog Digest. Irish Independent.
Should PR Own Social Media. Rosney Public Relations
Marketers Urged to Crowsource on Facebook SiliconRepublic.com
Setting Sights on the Bebo Generation Sunday Business Post
Online PR. Search Marketing Gurus.com
Congregation Article Selection
Digital enthusiasts to Cong-gregate in west of Ireland village. Silicon Republic
‘Congregation 2014′ is Calling. Technology.ie
Congregation is About Reflecting and Connecting – Even if You’re Not There!. Technology.ie
CongRegation 2014. Social Media Unconference. IrishTechNews
Congregation was Fun!. Technology.ie
Congregation: Religious Digital Pilgrimage to Cong #cong14. Blacknight
#Cong14 Thoughts and Reflections. DermotCasey
A review of #cong14 and the magic of talking to stangers. Three Thought Bubbles
Post #cong14. Brightspark Consulting
Congregating in Cong. Technology Voice
Build Reach for Your Stories and Ideas: The Power of Collaboration.Reluctant Speakers Club.
Congregation Unconference. Techcentral Podcast
Social media’s un-gathering. TechCentral
You can contact me on eoin at eoinkennedy dot ie or 091 442 552 (skype)